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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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95
world-class

5,298 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,298
Reviews: 1,324
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 246
Gots: 514 | FT: 24
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No absence of hops gives Founders' robust porter the full flavor you deserve and expect.

45 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-11-2003)
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Goldfishman

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

03-05-2012 18:48:22 | More by Goldfishman
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RayUF07

Florida

4.25/5  rDev 0%

05-25-2013 05:56:02 | More by RayUF07
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WVUbrew

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

11-24-2013 18:35:50 | More by WVUbrew
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ThreeFishes

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

02-09-2014 03:12:18 | More by ThreeFishes
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timtim

District of Columbia

4.35/5  rDev +2.4%

dark and lovely. coffee, chocolate, cocoa, near burnt roasty malt goodness. well balanced and on the fuller side of porter. founders' beers have been impressive, but their dark beers have been outstanding. traditional and unique at the same time, this one really filled my jones for porter, which by the way, i think is the perfect burger beer. nice....

06-24-2009 01:42:57 | More by timtim
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Beezee

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

03-01-2012 04:35:30 | More by Beezee
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Ri0

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev 0%

09-19-2012 00:10:10 | More by Ri0
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Grebdioz

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

12-28-2011 08:34:05 | More by Grebdioz
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jayhawk73

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev 0%

Pours a jet black w/ a nice one finger chocolate head. Excellent lacing and carbonation. What an amazing looking porter. Smell is really nice. Coffee, chocolate, and some hops hit the nose, w/ coffee being in the forefront. Taste is excellent. Super silky smooth with a nice hop bite to it. Same profile as the nose. Nice feel w/ smooth vs. hops vibe to it. Overall, this is a really nice brew- especially for the style.

09-26-2011 21:00:21 | More by jayhawk73
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jaminjohnson

Yukon (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-09-2013 06:11:11 | More by jaminjohnson
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ChipMurray

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-11-2014 01:49:48 | More by ChipMurray
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Mikeluzzjr

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -29.4%

03-24-2014 01:48:43 | More by Mikeluzzjr
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mmcnaughton

Michigan

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-18-2011 03:06:27 | More by mmcnaughton
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Artjsantos

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

02-20-2014 20:37:06 | More by Artjsantos
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DavidHume

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-04-2014 15:12:38 | More by DavidHume
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Pearlstreetbrewingco

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

05-09-2014 22:28:14 | More by Pearlstreetbrewingco
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silver0rlead

North Carolina

4.22/5  rDev -0.7%

Pours a very dark brown with almost no highlights, and a thin cola colored head that retains OK. The aroma kicks it up a notch, with notes of coffee, chocolate, oak, burnt bread, dark fruits (fig, plum, etc.) and some mustiness. The flavor is similar to the aroma with big coffee and chocolate notes upfront, along with dark fruit (raisin, plum, date), burnt bread, a bit of char, molasses and a little woodiness. Mouthfeel is full and rich, and drinkability is pretty good. Very strong offering from Founders, one of the better American porters out there

05-05-2010 02:50:32 | More by silver0rlead
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pearljam118

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.9%

05-15-2012 23:53:40 | More by pearljam118
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crowsnest

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

03-21-2014 03:06:55 | More by crowsnest
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wattoclone

Pennsylvania

4.86/5  rDev +14.4%

Pours deep black with medium brown head that persists. Initial aroma is fragrant flowery but this quickly disappears after tasting to become intense chocolate, roasted coffee and malt. Full bodied mouthfeel. Taste is well balanced with a strong, yet not overwhelming, coffee flavor. The hops were not evident even though the IBU stated on label implies a high level of 45.

11-14-2012 18:04:52 | More by wattoclone
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Radome

California

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

05-02-2014 04:16:10 | More by Radome
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adamant1912

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.9%

11-17-2011 07:09:38 | More by adamant1912
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Hallertau

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -5.9%

04-02-2013 01:38:13 | More by Hallertau
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jriggins6

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev 0%

12-07-2011 17:32:12 | More by jriggins6
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Lunch

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

10-06-2013 16:27:10 | More by Lunch
Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,298 ratings.